Michelle Clancy | 19-08-2013
The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, has kicked off Halloween early this year by announcing that Martha Stewart will appear as the Halloween expert as part of the panel of celebrity judges scheduled to participate in the network's nationwide costume competition.
Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash will be broadcast Saturday 26 October. Submissions begin Friday 16 August, and 50 semi-finalists representing each state in America will win a trip to Los Angeles to be a part of the two-hour star-studded event. One lucky winner will take home $25,000 and will have a chance at a walk-on role on the Hub Network's Daytime Emmy Award-winning series, RL Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series.
"With the nationwide Halloween costume competition, the Hub Network is creating a new cultural event around Halloween, which is one of the fastest growing holidays in the country for kids and their families," said Margaret Loesch, president and CEO of the Hub Network. "The Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash, which was the brainchild of our chief marketing officer Dena Kaplan, will star real people from all over America in a fun celebration that is sure to become a cornerstone event every October."
Martha Stewart, well known for her expertise in entertaining, food, crafting,and holidays, will be the Halloween expert on the panel of celebrity judges for the costume competition.
The competition is open to all ages, including individuals or a maximum of five people per group submission.